Senior Accountant/Payroll Specialist, Burnaby, British Columbia

Senior Accountant/Payroll Specialist
Neil Squire Society,  Burnaby, BC

Neil Squire Society is a Canadian national not-for-profit organization that empowers Canadians with disabilities through the use of computer-based assistive technologies, research and development, and various employment programs.

We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant/Payroll Specialist to work full-time (37.5 hours/week) at our head office in Burnaby, BC.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.
  • Process accurate and timely administration of payroll and associated benefits.
  • Prepare monthly payroll and month-end journal entries.
  • Prepare quarterly WCB reporting for BC, SK, ON and NB.
  • Track and prepare management reports on vacation and sick time.
  • Prepare monthly GST/HST and PST filings.
  • Assist in preparing internal financial statements and variance analyses for the board.
  • Assist in preparing annual budget and quarterly forecasts.
  • Liaise with auditors and assist in overseeing internal and external audits.
  • Prepare year-end working papers.
  • Assist in preparation and administration of annual budget and forecasts.
  • Provide recommendations on streamlining accounting procedures.
  • Special ad hoc projects as assigned.

Experience, Education and Other Requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Accounting, Finance or Business.
  • CPA designation or near completion.
  • PCP certification would be an asset.
  • 5 years of experience as a Senior Accountant or in a similar role and preferably in a not for profit/charity sector.
  • Knowledge of Sage 300 ERP and ADP.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong administration, computer and technical skills including MS Office.
  • Well-organized, highly motivated with the ability to meet multiple and tight deadlines.
  • Criminal record check.

Compensation Package:

  • Competitive salary based on education and experience.
  • Eligible for extended health and dental benefits after 3 months.
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation per year.

To Apply:

Please submit your application (cover letter and resume) along with your salary expectation to before Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

While we thank everyone for applying for this position, only those most suitable for the position will be contacted for an interview.